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Question: 59-5201
I recently acquired two Song of Jamaica plants. One of them has drooping leaves. Do you think that they were over watered? Can I dry them out? Cha, Earthlink

Mort's Answer:
Over watering is the most often abuse of plants. Excess water rots the roots. When plants start to wilt, people put more water on them. Plants need air and water. You can remove the soil from both plants. Examine the roots for brown and/or back soft tissue. Remove the affected roots until you reach white. Your new soil should be a two-thirds new potting soil and a third coarse sand. Put both plants in clay pots after you have dried the plants in the sun.

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